Radio Navigation Engineer

  • Radio Navigation Engineer

    Deadline for applications 16/09/2019

    For our client, the European Space Agency (ESA), we are looking for a Radio Navigation Engineer for their location in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, to join their Commer. User Segm Nav. Syst. Val. Sect.

Job overview

The European Space Agency is ATGs biggest client. They are an international organisation with 22 member states with sites in the Netherlands, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, UK and Belgium. ESA is Europes gateway to Space!

For our client, the European Space Agency (ESA), we are looking for a Radio Navigation Engineer for their location in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, to join their Commer. User Segm Nav. Syst. Val. Sect.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • The work includes specification, design and security risk analysis of radio navigation satellite systems, with emphasis on security and cryptography aspects. The position is in support to the Galileo System Security Unit in the Galileo Security Office;
  • The principal tasks and responsibilities will include:;
  • Definition and evaluation of system security design concepts;
  • Definition of GALILEO system and segment requirements, interacting with system and segment experts, focussing on (cyber) security and PRS topics;
  • Evaluation of segment proposals focussing on (cyber) security and PRS;
  • Support to the ESA Engineering Board process, in order to maintain the requirements system baseline (using DOORS);
  • Support to Procurement, Development, Integration, Validation of System Security Tools validating the Navigation System Concept;
  • Support to PRS Test Benches whenever required by the ESA Galileo Security Office;
  • Supporting technology developments (Signal generator and Receiver) in preparation of PRS test bench and security activities;
  • Supporting the procurement of system tools (e.g. Emulators, Test Bed) contributing to the proof of concept and experimentation of PRS evolutions;
  • Participation in the overall Radio Navigation RD roadmap, focussed on cyber/security engineering aspects, with emphasis on the domains of Radio Navigation receivers and other System Verification Tools.


  • University degree (MSc minimum) in telecommunications or electronic engineering or cyber/security engineering, as well as experience in these fields;
  • Specific and Strong knowledge on Satellite Radio Navigation Systems, ranging and positioning techniques and technologies, including latest trends in robust PNT;
  • Extensive experience in the design and development of large distributed security systems;
  • Specific knowledge in the design and testing of Radio Navigation systems and equipment;
  • Strong knowledge on the design of satellite navigation systems, ranging and positioning techniques, RF, signal processing techniques, and digital navigation receivers;
  • Relevant experience with the GNSS1, EGNOS and/or GALILEO systems and equipment and have and good knowledge of Radio Navigation simulation and testing systems;
  • Proven experience in the implementation, maintenance and operation of complex Radio Navigation simulation and test facilities for spacecraft, aircraft, maritime and land mobile applications;
  • Strong experience at user level with satellite navigation receivers and satellite navigation positioning and integrity algorithms;
  • Some experience of commercial simulation software is desirable.

What do we offer

ATG Europe offers excellent working conditions and provides you with all the necessary means to further your career. We believe that training and education, combined with regular assessments and a personal development plan, will create the best environment for growth. If needed we also assist you with settling in your new home or finding the right school for your children. ATG will help in any way it can, including a relocation budget that is applicable for ATG staff as well as employees working at one of our clients.

Contact Estefania Ochoa

Estefania Ochoa

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